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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 33%
Property crime 26%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBear/100k peopleDelaware/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,274 (estimate)2,7482,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a34.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a89.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a294.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)505 (estimate)424381
Burglaryn/an/an/a326.5376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,845.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a152.6228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,769 (estimate)2,3242,200

Key findings

  • Bear crime rates are 27% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bear are 33% higher than the national average
  • In Bear you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bear is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bear has decreased by 16%

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      Daily Crime In Bear (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bear

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bear is 1 in 198
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bear is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bear is 1 in 31

      Year Over Year Crime In Bear (per 100,000 people)

      Bear police department

      ItemBearDelawareNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a962558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

      Sex offenders in Delaware

      StateTotal offendersDelaware /100KNational /100K
      Delaware4,039505266
      There are a total of 4,039 sex offenders in Delaware. This yields a total of 505 sex offenders in Delaware per 100,000 residents which is 90% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Avondale, PA1,430000
      Greenville, DE2,26567365431
      Toughkenamon, PA1,61380390470
      West Grove, PA2,850121590711
      St. Georges, DE1,097131720851
      Bellefonte, DE1,253148814962
      North Star, DE7,567149815964
      Bear, DE19,9045052,7693,274

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rolla, MO19,9045943,3513,944
      Eastchester, NY19,912143588730
      South San Jose Hills, CA19,9146363,3844,020
      Lake Ronkonkoma, NY19,8823141,2901,604
      Germantown, WI19,927402,1092,148
      Bear, DE19,9045052,7693,274
      Source: The Bear, DE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.